Prosperity Through Embracing Diversity.

May 16, 2021

More than 100 young men showed up to participate in the Targeted Integrated Sporting and Arts (TISA) activity at Green soccer field in Magutu, Ukunda. The TISA featured various games including soccer, tug of war, filling the bottle and paper race to convey messages.

The activity is a component of the Shared Futures Project by SambaSports Youth Agenda. Shared Futures project is promoting peaceful coexistence among different religions and ethnic groups in Kwale in bid to prevent conflict and violence extremism. TISA provides an opportunity for interfaith dialogue and interaction through sports and talks—all to embrace diversity.

Pastor Shadrack Maithia of Glory Evangelism Ukunda, spoke at the activity encouraging youth you be respectful of each other. Reiterating that with respect, nothing will stop them from unleashing their talents and achieving their goals. He also reminded them that we all belong to one Supreme being and we have no right whatsoever to be divided. Pastor Maithia insisted that oblivious of our religious and ethnic difference, it is through collaboration, love and compassion that we will prosper as a community.

Representing sheikhs at the activity, Sheikh Amani Mwachirume used his influence to paint pictures of hope among the youths sensitizing them on drug abuse. He drew examples from iconic soccer players with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Divok Origi who have excelled marvelously as sober individuals. Sheikh Mwachirume encouraged them to protect their dreams and talents and only in sobriety, they will be able to do that.

The highlight of the activity was one Hamisi Bakari who is differently abled. He was hugely impressed and touched by what SambaSports Youth Agenda is doing for the youths. He emphasized on young individuals to take advantage of opportunities and make the most out of them. He expressed his desires to have participated in the activity but his physical condition barred him from what he called enjoying.

Best teams were rewarded handsomely with trophies as each of the participants took with him home a gift hamper. The gift hampers were packages of toothbrushes and toothpaste, body lotion, bathing soap and underwear for men. They all had the bit for refreshments after a productive day. All in agreement that diversity is a blessing, not a curse.

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Meet The Team

Abdalla Kidato
Chairman

Abdallah is a genius in youth matters. He is mature, pragmatic and dynamic. He has worked with several youth empowerment programs in Kwale, and is now a trainer of Trainers on lifeskills techniques.He is a reliable engager, and a go getter who liaises for and on behalf of SambaSports.

Contacts: 0704 932 040

Mohamed Mwachausa
Head of Communication & Partnerships

Mohamed holds a Masters degree in Project Planning and management from the university of Nairobi, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations Management. Mohamed brings to SambaSports, at least 14 years’ experience in managing community development projects at a significantly high level, across the Coast and North and North Eastern Regions of Kenya.

Mohamed is a co-founder of KWEA (Kwale Welfare and Education Association), an organization supporting education in Kwale since July 2009. Mohamed’s CV has been attached (as at August 2017) for your reference. You may search Mohamed Ali Mwachausa on google, on facebook and twitter as @MMwachausa.
You could check KWEA on www.kweacbo.org, and facebook group as KWEA and twitter as @kwea_cbo

Contacts:

Email: sambasportsyouthagenda@gmail.com
Phone: 0722 823 278
Skype: Chaucer70
twitter: @Samba4Youth
Facebook page: SambaSports youth agenda
Instagram: sambasports youth agenda
Youtube Account: sambasports youth agenda

Cephas Otieno
Member
Mwanaisha Kuwania
Girls Soccer Mobilizer

(Girls Soccer Mobilizer and Edutainment Coordinator)

Mwanaisha is a thespian. She is a creative artist, and has had contracts in several radio and television soaps in Kenya, including Saida program on Citizen TV and Maisha Magic East, in which she acted as Nzale. She worked for S.A.F.E Pwani as an edutainment facilitator and actor.

NB: Edutainment is the art of entertainment that has educative lessons, especially on sensitizations against drugs, peacebuilding, countering violence extremism, HIV/AIDS prevention, etc.Mwanaisha holds a diploma in journalism from Mombasa Aviation College. During her stint in the college, she was the best actor in the college, and she emerged the National best actor in 2012, in a national drama festival in Kisumu.

She is technically a gifted photographer, and she interned as the focal photographer in the Governor’s Press Service, Kwale County, in 2015. She also had a stint at Kenya News Agency, Mombasa.Recently, she was the Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) field facilitator in Kwale, where she was facilitating Youth training on business skills and entrepreneurship.
Contacts: 0712 493 601

Juma Mwakishando
Trainer & mobilizer for tournaments

Juma is a football wizard! He played football at the highest level in Kenya, including playing for Mathare in Nairobi 2004 -226, KBS 227-229, Pumwani Sportiff 2010-2012. Juma enrolled for coaching lessons, and is an accredited FIFA coach, accredited FIFA junior soccer coach, and has the prestigious KNVB coaching badge from Netherlands.

Juma started coaching youth teams in Nairobi in 2013, then came back home to Likoni where he started the Likoni Community Football League. The league has been a great success, and is all over on social media. Check it on facebook.

Donors started coming to support Likoni football league, and because he had not signed any MOUs with the donors, he found himself being fought by committee members who wanted to control the finances.  Juma left LCFL last year to start fresh ventures in Tiwi, Kwale County.He had coaching roles with LICODEP organization and Mtongwe Community Initiative MCI.

Juma is currently the school coach for Tiwi Girls Secondary school, as well as getting short stints with other school teams and other soccer events.Specifically, Juma commands a lot of respect in the football fraternity in Coast region, and is a massive mobilizer and sporting events organizer.

Contacts: 0714 927 133

Mwanasiti Khamis
Resource Education Facilitator

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Hassan Said Mwenda
Member

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Saria Goga
Drug Abuse Counselor

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Biasha Said
Member

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Ali Mabavu
Member

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